Wednesday, 22 May 2019 09:40

Optus switches on new mobile tower in Taree

Optus switches on new mobile tower in Taree Courtesy Singtel Optus

Australia's second biggest telco, Singtel Optus, has switched on a new mobile tower in Taree which, it says, will improve coverage in the Mid North Coast area.

Areas covered include the Old Bar Road and the Pacific Highway, the company said in a statement.

Optus’ Territory general manager for North West New South Wales, Chris Simon, said: “It’s fantastic to be able to deliver improved coverage to the Taree region, enabling residents to stay connected with their friends and family through reliable voice and data access.

“This new site will not only provide improved coverage for those travelling along Old Bar Road and the Pacific Highway, but also provide improved capacity the Taree Interchange Service Centre.

“Optus is committed to enhancing in-vehicle coverage along the Pacific Highway, keeping our customers connected while they’re on the road.

“We understand the importance for residents of the Mid North Coast to have reliable mobile reception and we are committed to providing great coverage, choice and value to our customers across the region."


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